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FRIDAY, JANUARY, 14, 19BB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Surprising Maryland Upsets North Carolina State 68-64 * * # * **¥¥ Powerful Terps Roll to 9th Straight Win By ED WILKS It's getting to look more and more like this might be the season for Maryland — long a college basketball pushover but now powering along on a nine-game winning streak capped by a 68-63 upset of highly regarded North Carolina State. Rice-Texas Tilt Tonight SetsOffFullSWCSlate By JOE BEM1AM The Associated Press Rice and the University of Texas, defending but almost defenseless co-champions of Southwest Conference basketball, meet tonight at Houston to open the circuit's biggest weekend of the season to date. The game, only one of the night, serves as a preliminary to Saturday night's headline clash between Southern Methodist and 'Texas Christian at Port Worth. Other Saturday night play sends Baylor against Arkansas at Fayetteville in a championship game and Texas A&M against Houston at Houston in nonconfer,ence action. Both Down Both Texas »nd Rice have fallen sadly short of their 1954 performance, when the two swept to a deadlock in a conference race that stayed air-tight through the final games. Texas hasn't won a game since the Longhoms beat Hardin Simmons 59-?7 in their season opener. Twelve defeats now mar the record, three of the losses coming lo conference play. Rice stands 5-8 for the season and 1-2 in conference games. The Owls opened impressively, winning their first three ln_ a row, but haven't found the spark of victory but twice since then. TCU Favored Saturday night's TCU-SMU game shapes up as an easy sellout. Fort Worth officials said they could sell twice the 4,000-person capacity of the public schools gymnasium where the Horned Frogs have played since their field house burned last year. TCU is favored to win the conference, with SMU rated a close second. Both are unbeaten in conference play, SMU with a 3-0 record and TCU standing 3-0. Each team has a star sophomore center, and the face-to-face meelr Ing of TCU'3 Dick O'Neal (6-foot-7> and SMU's Jim Krebs (6-foot-8) has added interest to the game. O'Neal leads the circuit scaring with 355 points in 13 games, compared to 287 for Krebs In 14 games. Basketball Scores By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Holy Cross 99, Rhode Island 64 Tennessee 71, Tulane 58 Maryland 68, N. C. State 84 Furman 111, Georgia Tech 95 Florida, 80, Miami (Fla) 68 Panhandle (Okla) A&M 61. New Mexico Western 51 Springfield (Mo) 71, Warrensburg (Mo) 6» Pro Basketball Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Syracuse 100, Fort Wayne 83 Boston 116, New York 100 Philadelphia 102, Minneapolis 96 (overtime) Here's Answer To Dribblers LINCOLN. Neb. m—Nebraska's basketball team has turned in i couple of surprise wins In the early part of the Big Seven Conference race with improved ball handling getting a large part of the credit for the upset showings." There's a reason for th« Improvement. The Huskers are being given long practice drills In which the:, can't do anything but pass the Dall. Coach Jerry Bush stuffs a ball with rags. So with no bounce, it'.i pnss, pass, paw. Now He's Home Run Champion CINCINNATI W> - Bill Thompson Is glad he quit pitching. Now he can hit homers instead of. dishing them out. The Redleg firmhund, playing first base, slammed three home runs in three conneoutlv* times «t bat to set » Colombian Winter League Mark, Thompson started as R pitcher hut an arm injury forced him to abandon his mound hopes. Leon Robertson's Radio and T.V. Service lit E. Main Wad* Warehouse Bldg. n«y Ph. J-4ZH Nll« Ph. S-07M Crosby Tourney Starts Today Pro and Amateur Golfers Vie for $15,000 in Prizes By PETE ELDRED PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. Wl—The Monterey Peninsula's spectacular golf courses reveled In almost perfect weather today as pro and amateur contestants started shooting for fun and cash In the 14th playing of Bing Crosby's famed charity show. A lot of the players took advantage of the fine weather to turn up in final practice rounds yesterday while followers of the $15,000 event speculated on this year's likely favorite. The name of Oene Littler, 24-year-old Palm Springs, Calif., star who took the big Los Angeles Open only last week, was prominent. But nobody was overlooking the possibility that E. J. (Dutch) Harrison, Arkansas veteran who walked off with first place money last year, might repeat. They are only two In a field of pros which includes all but a very few of the leading money winners Jimmy Demaret, second last year and winner the year before; Jack Burk Jr.; Ed J-urgol, National Open champion and the winner here In 1941; Ted f.-oll, generally right up with the leaders: Peter Thomson, the British Open cham plon from Australia; and Lloyd Mangrum were among the name stars frequently mentioned. With the fine pro field was » coterie of famed names from the screen and sports world plus other notables Including retired Gen Omar Bradley and Edgar Eisenhower. Tacoma attorney and I NCS was rated No. 2 in this week's Associated Press poll. The llth-rankcd Terps got superb clutch work from Bob Kessler and sophomore Bob O'Brien for a 9-polnt winning rally in the final five minutes. After Kessler, who lopped scoring with 26 points, and O'Brien pushed Maryland into the lead, the twice-beaten Terps went into a freeze—an old North Carolina State bugaboo — and wrapped it up. Shavlik Cold State, suffering its second defeat in' 16 games, was hampered more than a little by the ineffectiveness of Ron Shavlik, usually high-scoring center. The 6-10 Shavlik, who sat out Tuesday's victory over Furman because of a virus attack, managed just two points before fouling out with 3 ! / 2 minutes left. Cliff Dwyer took over for the Wolf- pack with 20. It was the only game Involving a ranked team last night 'and the victory shoved Maryland Into a first place tie with defending champ NCS for the Atlantic Coast Conference lead. Vols Whip Tulanie Tennessee hit 53 per cent of its first-half field goal attempts for a 38-27 halftlme lead and then had to go into a freeze to defeat Tulane 71-58 in a Southeastern Conference game. Carl Widseth scored 19 for the Vols, who beat the Green Wave for the first time 1 in nine years. Furman, the top-scoring team in major college ball, piled it on again to defeat Georgia. Tech-conqueror of mighty Kentucky— by a 111-95 count. It was the sec-, ond straight setback for Tech after last week's 59-58 victory over Kentucky. Holy Grow Win* Marshall, No. 3 In offense, rolled past Xavler of Ohio 82-69 for a 6-1 record while Holy Cross slammed Rhode Island 99-64 after a 27-12 lead in the first 914 minutes. Maurice Stokes, benched with 4 personal fouls, came back with 7 minutes left and hit for 9 straight .points in an 85-75 come-from- behind victory by St. Francis of Lorctto, Pa., over Hofstra. St. Francis, which spilled Duquesne, had 28 points from Stokes for the game. In other games, Florida whacked Miami a second time 80-68, Memphis State defeated Murray State .again 67-56, Morehouse beat Florida A&M 79-71, Butler had a 72-59 success against Indiana State. AAU Probes Amateur Status Of Olympic Star Bob Richards t, u , , ..r, SHIELD—An attractive miss seeking to develop a swing enjoys the privacy of a bashful duffer shield on the practice tee of the San Diego, Calif., Municipal Golf Course. The three-sided' contraption is capped with Alsynite translucent fiberglas panels that filter out hot rays of the sun and provide a cooling and stimulatine effect. (NF.A) Terps' Play Excites Coach COLLEGE PARK, Md. 1*1 — "Maryland ought to be'1-2-3 . . . maybe," a beaming Bug Milllkan said today alter his Terrapins had confounded the national basketball ratings by upsetting the No. 2 team, North Carolina State. Maryland, a johnny-come-lateiy to top rating in basketball, rallied from a seven-point deficit in the final five minutes to beat State 68- 64 last night and enter a bid for the national title. Maryland is rated llth now. Millikan, a 34-year-old product of the ball control school at Oklahoma A. and M., excited enough about his team's victory but said, "I'll get excited about our rating when the season is over." The biggest basketball show in the Washington area in many Loi and Flanagan In TV Go Tonight Europe's Lightweight Champ Makes First Appearance in U.S. MIAMI BEACH, Fla. H) — DUilio Loi, European lightweight champion in pursuit of Jimmy Carter's world title, makes his American ring debut tonight and is a 2-1 favorite to defeat rough, aggressive Glen Flanagan, of St. Paul. Minn. NBC will televise at 10 p.m. EST. The handsome Loi, rated as No. * lightweight contender behind Paddy DeMarco, has an impressive record of 59 victories, 3 draws and 1 defeat in European competition. He predicted he would finish Flanagan in five rounds. Although the 24-year-old Italian is not a knockout hitter, he has stopped some of his opponents by cutting them up. The unrated Flanagan was confident, too, declaring, "I'll chase the guy out of the ring" before the sixth round. Although he has won 17 of his last 18 fights, Flanagan hasn't met many dangerous lightweights lately. Carter gave him s. sound beating last August In Chicago. Receipt of Car and Other Gifts On TV Show Sets Off Investigation By ED CORRIGAN NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Richards, one of the United States' sure-fire winners in the 1956 Olympic games, was under investigation by the Amateur Athletic Union today but he said he would abide by any decision the AAU made to preserve his amateur status. years may come next Tuesday when Maryland takes-on eighth- ranked George Washington. Bill Refnhart, the GW coach, calls Maryland the second-best team he has seen all year, second only to !San Francisco which defeated GW In the finals of the Oklahoma City basketball tournament last month. Richards, the country's No. 11 pole vaulter. got in difficulty after I the This Is Your Life television -, program Wednesday night. At the • end of the program, he was given several gifts, including a dummy set of keys to an automobile. AAU officials immediately became alarmed, and Dan Ferris, secretary-treasurer of the organization, said he wired Larry Houston, chairman of the Rules Corn mittee of the Southern Pacific AAU: Right In Middle "Attention has been called to a TV program in which Bobby Richards received an automobile. Assume you are looking into it." The surprised Richards, pastor of the Church of the Brethren in Long Beach, Calif., was caught right in the middle. "Whatever the AAU says I'll be happy to comply," he said. "I certainly want to compete in the 1956 Olympic Games." Richards,' when he appeared at the program, did not know it would be the story of his life. At the end, the first question he asked was: Would his gifts endanger his amateur standings? He was assured that his appearance had been okayed by an official of the Southern Pacific AAU. Apparently this was a misunderstanding. The AAU aid he could appear on the program but made no mention of accepting gifts, and at the end of the show, Ralph Edwards, who made the presentation, observed that if the AAU ruled that Richards could not accept the car, perhaps it could be donated to his church. "However," said Ferris, "if Richards received the award because of his prominence as an athlete and not because of his preaching, he'll have to return the car." brother of another well-known golfer. Hoagy Carmfchael, Phil Harris, Frankie Albert, Red Sanders and Peter DePnoIa were among the prominent amateurs. nnouncina .... Change of Store Names: HI-WAY DRUG Main and Division PRENTICE HOLDER, Registered Pharmacist and manager (Formerly Hughes-Brogdon Drug Store) — ft STEWART'S DRUG Main and Lake E. V. LUNA, Registered Pharmacist HERBERT KINNINNMONTH, Manager (Formerly Hughes Drug Store) «?*• THE 860 FOUR-DOOR SEDAN Priced So Low ! Wondering what new car to buy? 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No. 12876 (1950 Forfeiture) DELINQUENT LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FORFEITED FOR NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES AND SOLD TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS Defendants NOTICE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Act. No. 119 of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas of 1935, and amendments thereto, here has been filed in the oSice of the Clerk of Mississippi County Chancery Court the complaint of the State of Arkansas to quiet and onfirm in said State and/or redeemers, purchasers, donees and assigns, he title to, certain lands mentioned in said complaint and lying in the ounty of Mississippi and State of Arkansas. ' All persons who can set up any right to the lands so forfeited and sold are hereby warned to appear in the Mississippi County Chancery 3ourt at the May, 1955 term, after the publication of this notice, to-wit, m the 23rd day of May, 1955, and show cause, if any there be, why he title to said forfeited lands should not be confirmed, quieted and •ested in the State of Arkansas and, or redeemers, purchasers, donees ind assigns in fee simple forever. The description of said lands and the names of the persons, firm >r corporation last paying taxes thereon are as follows: LIST OF STATE LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FORFEITED FOR 1950 TAXES BLYTHEVILLE DISTRICT 'erson, firm or corp. Part of Tax, Penalty ast paying taxes thereon Section Section Area and Cast Township 15 North, Range 8 East H. S. Allen N'.i Lot 16 E',i NW NE 17 'erson. Firm or Corp. Last Paying Taxes Thereon Lot BLYTHEVILLE Allison Addition Jllie S. Moran 13 5 Brawley Addition Clifton Thomas 28 2 V. J. & Beatrice Pruitt N 145' 21 3 Hollipeter's 2nd Addition Unknown 6 9 Larry 4th Addition Tames & Wilsie Banks 31 Larry ath Addition Vlattie Williams & Pete Willis Lot 24 2nd Replat J. P. Pride & Gateway Sub-division iteve Calvert E 50' 14 . D Edwin Robinson Addition Pearl White 4 Anna White 6 Ruddle Heights Addition 'earl L. Gean 4 West End Sub-Division ,ela Wilson 9 Wilson 3rd Addition „ L. Bearden n LEACHVILLE Hooker Addition Unknown 12 Park Addition Leroy Carter S 30' S' s 11 Staudcnmnyer Addition .nnie Qobbards N'i 9 MANILA Irrcit. Lots 36-15-8 J. W. Russell Lot 3 A NE NE Block 4 13 ? 4.10 Tax, Penalty and Cost $15.63 1.30 19.54 2.05 1.30 15.63 2.61 15.63 11.50 Original Survey .,238 n 9.20 (1950 TAX SUIT) rack Tipton ........ . ....... STATE OP ARKANSAS 3OUNTY OF PULASKI ss C E R T I F 1 C A T E I Claude A. Rankin, Commissioner of Stale Lands within and for the State of Arkansas, do hereby ccrtily lhat the foregoing two pages if typewritten matter contain a complete and accurate list, nf all lands and town lots now belonging to the State of Arkansas In Blythevillo District Mississippi County, under forfeiture for non-payment of taxes, which remain undisposed of and which arc now subject to confirmation In accordance with the provisions of Act No. 110 of the Acts of the Fiftieth General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, approved March 19, 1935, Act No. 318 of the Acts of the Fifty-second General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, approved March 18, 1938, Act No. 423 of tho Acts of the Fifty-third General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, rip- proved March 31, 1941, and Act No, 290 of the Acts of the Fifty-fourth General Assembly of tho State of Arkansas, approved March 23, 1043. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed tlie Heal of my office at Little Bock, Arkansas, on this the 6th day CLAUDE A. RANKIN, Commissioner of. Stain U Witness my hand and seal this the 23rd day of December, 1954. , S( , n |) OEKALDINE r.lSTON Chancery Clerk,, TOM GENTRY, Attorney «Wn«r»l.